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Russian art: winter auction at Piguet – Hotel Des Ventes

Piguet – Hotel des Ventes

11-14 December 2017, Winter auction at Piguet – Hotel des Ventes, Geneva

Auction Preview: 8-10 December, 12:00-19:00 (GMT+1)

Location: Piguet – Hotel des Ventes, Rue Prévost-Martin 51, 1205 Geneva

11 December, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Silent Sale:

Olga Alexandrovna Romanova (1882-1960): Set of 22 letters, 20 postcards, 2 drawings, 1 small photo
  • Fashion, accessorize and bags
  • Decorative art
  • Russian Art
  • Icons
  • Religious Art
  • Varia
  • Chalet
  • Ceramics and Glass
  • Art Nouveau and Art Deco
  • Tableware
  • African Art
  • Oriental Art and Far East Art
  • Islamic Art
  • Carpets and Rugs
  • Sculptures
  • Clocks
  • Chandelier
  • Candlesticks
  • Mirrors
  • Furniture
  • Miniatures
  • Paintings
  • Pens
  • Watches

11 December, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

Xenia Alexandrovna Romanova (1875-1960): Set of 5 letters/cards on imperial paper, 6 postcards, 2 photographs
  • Luxury Bags: Antonio, Balenciaga – First, Weekender hobo, Bottega Veneta – Veneta, Cesta, Celine - Luggage, Chanel – Chain Around Jumbo, Shopping, classic vintage, Timeless, Reporter, Cambon, Christian Dior - Fermoir, Lady Dior, Dolce e Gabbana – Malice, Sicily, Baguette, Fendi– Spy, Salvatore Ferragamo – Peekaboo GM, Sofia, Gucci – Irina Babouska hobo, Dragon Runway, Horsebit Treasure Boston, Snaffle Bit, GG Marmont, Hermes – Birkin 30, Birkin 35, Birkin 40, Birkin Shoulder 42, Drag, Haut à Courroies 32, Herbag, Kelly 32, Kelly 35, Massaï, Prada - Nappa Fringe Convertible Tote, Tote East West, Elie Saab - Satchel, Yves Saint Laurent - Tote Downtown, Muse One GM, Louis Vuitton – Houston, Trevi GM, Montaigne MM, Noé PM, Beauty case.

12 December, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Decorative Art
  • Russian Art: Photo frames, Faberge style, XXth century; Enamel Kovsh; Russian Easter Egg, XXth century (music box, surprise, enamel; Malachite Vases, Russia, XIXth century; Porcelain Plate, Imperial Porcelain Manufacture, St. Petersburg 1832; Porcelain Palte, Imperial Porcelain Manufacture, St. Petersburg, epoch Alexander II (1855-1881); Set of three Porcelain Eggs, Imperial Porcelain Manufacture, St. Petersburg, XIX century; Olga Alexandrovna Romanova (1882-1960) – Set of 22 Letters, 20 Postcards, 2 Drawings, 1 Small Photo from Ferdinand Thormeyer collection; Xenia Alexandrovna Romanova (1875-1960) – Set of 5 Letters/Cards on Imperial Paper, 6 Postcards, 2 Photographs from Ferdinand Thormeyer collection.
  • Icons: Christ Pantocrator, Russia, beginning XXth century; Mother of God Fyodorovskaya, Russia, XIXth century; St. Ignatius of Antioche, Russia, XIXth century; Dmitry of Uglich, Russia, XIXth century; The Savior, Adoration of Mandylion, Russia, end XVIIth –beginning XVIII century; Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus, John the Apostle – Russia, XIXth century; Intercession of the Mother of God, Russia, XIXth century; Divine Liturgy of John Chrysostom and Basil of Caesarea, Russia, end XVIIth – beginning XVIII century; Mother of God of Korsun, Russia, XVIIIth century.
  • Chalet
  • Ceramics and Glass
  • Art Nouveau and Art Deco
  • Tableware

13 December, 09:30 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

Divine Liturgy of John Chrysostom and Basil of Caesarea, Russia,
end XVIIth – beginning XVIII century
  • African Art
  • Oceanian  Art
  • Oriental Art and Far Eastern Art
  • Islamic Art

13 December, 14:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Carpets and Rugs
  • Candlesticks
  • Chandelier
  • Mirrors
  • Furniture

13 December, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Old Masters paintings
  • Paintings XXth century
  • Russian Art Paintings: Stepan Fedorovic Kolesnikov (1879-1955), Yuri Mikhailovich Kuznetsov (1930-2014), Victor Stepanovich Podgoursky (1893-1969), Lyubov Sergeyevna Popova (1889-1924), Anatoly Timofeyevich Zverev (1931-1986), School of Suprematism (circa 1925).
  • Contemporary Sculptures
  • Modern and Contemporary Paintings

14 December, 14:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Clocks
  • Watches: Vacheron Constantin; Omega – DeVille; Patek Philippe; Jaeger-Le Coultre; Bucherer; Van Cleef & Arples; Piaget; Rolex – Cellini, Oyster Perpetual Date, Datejust; Cartier – Divan, Pasha, Tank, Santos; DelaCour; Dior – Christal; Antoine Preziuso; Louis Vuitton – Emprise; Hermes; Chopard – Happy Diamonds; Corum; Delaneau; Ebel; Montega; Schwarz Etienne – GMT; Girard Perregaux; Tag Heuer – SLR, Tudor Oyster Prince 31.

14 December, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Watches: Piaget – Polo, Altiplano, Possession; Bulgari – Parentesi, Sotirio; Patek Philippe – Ellipse d’or, Nautilus, Calatrava, Milgauss, Sea-Dweller; Omega – Electroquartz, De Ville; Zenith – EL Primero; Vacheron Constantin - Royal Chronometer; LeCOULTRE – Reverso; Antoine Preziuso – Siena, Transworld; Panerai – Luminor; Jaeger-Le Coultre – Master Control Calendar 1000 hours; Franck Muller – Conquistador; Breitling – Navitimer; Girard Perregaux - World time chronograph; Breguet; Audemars Piguet – Promesse, Royal Oak; Rolex - Oyster-Perpetual DateJust, Submariner, GMT-Master II, GMT Master, Daytona.
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